Workshop: Language Arts that Really Communicate

Title: Language Arts that Really Communicate

Speaker: Debbie Strayer/Co-founder of Homeschooling Today Magazine

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 3:00 PM

Description: Children are born with a God-given desire to communicate! In this seminar, Debbie will talk about the key areas of communication and how to develop your child’s skills in each area. As Christian homeschooling parents, we have been freed from “worldly philosophies” and are able to do what is efficient and effective. Come and learn about ways to decrease stress and increase productivity in your language arts instruction! (Room 103)

Workshop: Give Your Child Great Computer Skills

Title: Give Your Child Great Computer Skills

Speaker/Affiliation: Kelly Ling/Computer Wizard and Homeschooling Mom of 5

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 3:00 PM

Description: From car repair to farming to law – tomorrow’s world requires strong computer skills. Even parents without any computer knowledge can give their child a great computer education at home, usually for FREE. Kelly explains how homeschoolers can begin early and safely teach children from ages 8 to 18 all the essential skills from pivot tables to programming and photos to video editing. This workshop will interest adults and students alike. (Room 113/114)

Workshop: Yes! Your Child Can Get a Great Homeschool Math Education

Title: Yes! Your Child Can Get a Great Homeschool Math Education

Speaker/Affiliation: Randi St. Denis, Homeschool Mother of 7, Educational Consultant/Tutor

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 3:00 PM

Description: Even if you hated Math and know you can’t teach more than arithmetic, you can give your child a great math education. Randi shares secrets that help parents choose great math materials and finally understand how to help their kids without all the mom’s, dad’s or children’s tears. Randi reviews curriculums and gives all kinds of helps and learning tricks from Arithmetic to Calculus. (Room 115/116)

Workshop: The Logic of English

Denise Eide - Spell to Write & Read

Title: The Logic of English

Speaker/Affiliation: Denise Eide/Spell to Write & Read

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 1:45 PM

Description: In this workshop we will explore The Logic of English, & learn a few of the 70 phonograms & 26 spelling rules which explain 99% of English words. We will learn 5 reasons for silent finals in English & more which you will wish you had learned in school. This workshop is for anyone who is teaching reading, anyone who struggles with spelling, or has students who struggle with reading or spelling. Many logical/literal engineers find this workshop amazing. You will learn how to lay a strong foundation in language arts & prevent or aid dyslexia. If you have always believed English is illogical, this workshop is for you!

Workshop: What About Socialization?

Israel Wayne - Wisdom's Gate & Homeschool Digest

Title: What About Socialization?

Speaker/Affiliation: Israel Wayne/Wisdom’s Gate & Homeschool Digest

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 11:15 AM

Description: Do you know where the theory of peer group socialization originated? Learn what really drives the question: “What About Socialization?” Also, Israel will provide you with four questions to help determine whether your child’s socialization activities are beneficial to your family. Israel shares candidly from his dual perspectives as a homeschooled student and now father.